Monroe, LA-Renewal, Inc., along with other partners, sponsored a 2-day, 1st Time Homebuyer Workshop on February 16 and February 23, 2019. The training concluded with a record-breaking number of 60 participants in attendance and 56 graduating from the course. The event was held at The Lighthouse Church, 513 Sunnyside Dr. in Monroe; Bishop Alvin B. Walker, pastor.
Potential homebuyers enjoyed learning about the mortgage process, shopping for a home, determining how much they can afford, and strategies for improving your credit. The informative course was facilitated by Sonya Jacobs and Ericka Kelly. Guest speakers for the event included the Honorable James E. Mayo from the City of Monroe, Emily Nunnelee of State Farm Insurance, Courtney Holyfield of Guarantee Bank, Mike Roberts of Home Sw